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Author: David Hunt

Mr. Wuf struts on the field at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Oct 1, 2020

Athletics Enacts Cost-Cutting Measures Due to COVID-19

The financial burden of the pandemic forces NC State Athletics to enact temporary furloughs and temporary salary reductions. 

Spring morning sun illuminates the Holladay Hall and the Memorial Belltower.

Sep 24, 2020

Temporary Furloughs, Salary Reductions Planned

With revenue down more than 60% due to COVID-19 restrictions, some auxiliary services units face the tough task of reducing personnel costs. 

NC State Belltower at sunset

Sep 14, 2020

NC State Continues to Climb in National Rankings

NC State gains ground in the 2021 U.S. News ranking of America's best colleges. The university has moved up nine spots in the past five years, driven largely by student success. 

Close up of a pest trap on the floor of the museum.

Sep 3, 2020

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art

The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests. 

Looking up at the tower over Talley Student Union with a blue sky in the background.

Aug 26, 2020

NC State Among the Top 10 Employers in North Carolina

Forbes surveys 80,000 workers across the nation to find the best employers in every state. NC State takes its place alongside corporate giants Microsoft, Apple and Fedex. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Aug 25, 2020

Money Ranks NC State Top Public in North Carolina

NC State earns high marks for educational quality, socio-economic mobility and alumni success on a list of America's best colleges ranked by value. 

View through a glass door into a laboratory.

Aug 18, 2020

Conflict of Interest Reporting Process Upgraded

An ambitious initiative to roll out an integrated suite of research administration tools continues this fall with a new module for reporting conflicts of interest. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 22, 2020

Trustees Elect New Officers, Welcome New Member

Perry Safran, a former president of the Alumni Association, joins the Board of Trustees. 

Rob Chapman sitting in front of a computer screen with the light reflecting onto his face.

May 20, 2020

Meet McKimmon’s Zoom Whisperer

Instructors offering courses through the McKimmon Center get some virtual hand-holding from emerging media expert Rob Chapman. 

Hands on a laptop keyboard.

May 6, 2020

Gearing Up

While students were on spring break, NC State staff made a mad dash to purchase and prepare hundreds of laptops, webcams and other technology for faculty members suddenly faced with the prospect of teaching remotely. 

WolfBytes DJs sitting around the studio.

Apr 8, 2020

WolfBytes in the House

We may be scattered far and wide, but the crew behind WolfBytes Video Services spans the distance to keep the Pack tuned in and upbeat. 

More than 5,000 people march outside the Federal Building in Los Angeles in May 1983 to draw attention to the emerging AIDS crisis.

Apr 2, 2020

Lessons From a Pandemic

No one survives a pandemic untouched by the experience, says NC State editorial director David Hunt. In a first-person account of his work covering the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Hunt sees parallels with today's coronavirus outbreak. 

Josh Privette and Justine Hollingshead make the Wolfpack sign.

Mar 28, 2020

Answering the Call

A team of NC State employees is standing by to answer your questions on a wide range of topics. The Wolfpack Response Line is just a phone call away in uncertain times. 

Table with laptop, smartphone and coffee cup.

Mar 24, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely. 

clock face on the belltower

Feb 12, 2020

35% Complete Employee Survey So Far

Faculty and staff have until Feb. 18 to complete the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey.